251 West 71st Street

Upper West Side

Quiet Good transportation Fun nightlife Great food LGBT-popular

Upper West Side residents can’t imagine living anywhere else.

The buildings are beautiful and, with a few exceptions, tend not to tower over the blocks. The pace of life is a bit slower than in other areas of NYC. For anyone that has lived in or knows Boston, the neighborhood is the closest thing to Boston living that New York has.

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Building Mix

  • 30% Pre War
  • 25% Luxury Highrise
  • 14% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 8% Brownstone
  • 7% Walk-Up

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Descriptions of 251 West 71st Street

If you consider yourself a chef at heart, groceries in the neighborhood include Trader Joe's, Fairway, and Citarella, while Whole Foods Market is located a mere 2 stops down on the 1/2/3 train. Should you decide to get out of your neighborhood, hop that same EXPRESS train at the 72nd street station, and GET ANYWHERE WITHIN MINUTES. As a resident of the Upper West Side, I am an expert on the area, from where to eat, to where to walk your dog. This PRE WAR building, built in 1926, stands 22 stories, and includes 3 elevators, and a 24/Hour doorman. No more hauling your LAUNDRY because there is a facility ON SITE. Eliza Gale (Sep 2014)
Within the area are Central Park, Riverside park, Museum of Natural History, fine restaurants, trendy bars, and specialty stores. Transportation is very good, where the subway station is only a few blocks away. Truly elegant and absolutely unique historic 1920's low rise, rental building. From Foyer Two Story South Facing Living Room Is Straight Ahead. Sasy Elya (Aug 2012)
Exceptional location, near 123 trains, Park, Fine Dining, even a local Trader Joes. Peter McKenna (Oct 2012)
Quiet and north facing with tree top and city views over buildings. Joseph Ulam (Sep 2014)

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Nearby Subway Stations

  • 1 2 3 72 St (0.13 mi)
  • 1 2 3 66 St - Lincoln Center (0.39 mi)
  • 1 2 3 79 St (0.44 mi)
  • C A D B 72 St (0.56 mi)

building details

Floors: 6
Units: 23
Floor area: 33600
Year built: 1920

Nearby Schools

P.S. 199 Jessie Isador Straus
Elementary
270 WEST 70 STREET
Special Music School
K-8
129 WEST 67 STREET
Manhattan / Hunter Science High School
High school
122 AMSTERDAM AVENUE
High School For Arts, Imagination And Inquiry
High school
122 AMSTERDAM AVENUE
Urban Assembly School For Media Studies, The
High school
122 AMSTERDAM AVENUE
High School Of Arts And Technology
High school
122 AMSTERDAM AVENUE
Manhattan Theatre Lab High School
High school
122 AMSTERDAM AVENUE
High School For Law, Advocacy And Community Justic
High school
122 AMSTERDAM AVENUE
Fiorello H. Laguardia High School Of Music & Art A
High school
100 AMSTERDAM AVENUE
M.S. M245 The Computer School
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
100 WEST 77 STREET